Creative Writing Seminars

The following creative writing seminars provided by Kellogg College may be of interest to WiO members and are open to all with no need to book.


Creative Writing Seminar Series

 Kellogg College Centre for Creative Writing
Stopforth Metcalfe Room,KelloggCollege,
62 Banbury Road

4.45pm (refreshments) for 5.15pm

Michaelmas Term Week 3: 
Tuesday 23 October 2012

Anna Beer:
“Johnny and Bess:
Narrative and Gender”

 Anna Beer is the author of two biographies: Bess: The Life of Lady Raleigh, Wife to Sir Walter and John Milton: Poet, Pamphleteer and Patriot. Her talk will consider issues of gender and narrative in life-writing from different eras up to and including the present, and address the sometimes complex relationship between writer, (biographical) subject and reader.

Michaelmas Term Week 7: 
Tuesday 20 November 2012

Sam Thompson:
“Writing a Mosaic Novel: Linked Stories, Shifting Genres and Multiple Viewpoints in Fiction”

Sam Thompson is a fiction writer, reviewer and tutor. His novel, Communion Town (Fourth Estate, 2012), was longlisted for the Booker Prize. He has written for publications including the Times Literary Supplement, the London Review of Books and the Guardian. He is a Lecturer in English at St Anne’s College,Oxford, and tutor on the Master of Studies in Creative Writing.

Seminar Convenor:  Dr Clare Morgan

All are welcome and no bookings are necessary